Business Principles Certificate
North Hennepin Community College

Program Details

The online Business Principles Certificate program from North Hennepin Community College is designed for students who want an overview of the broad areas of business: finance, management, and marketing. Courses, which may be applied toward the AAS in Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, or the AS in Business Administration / Management degree, prepare students to:

  • Describe the major functional areas of American businesses & the global aspects & legal & ethical responsibility of businesses operating profitably in a changing world
  • Develop a managerial strategic plan that includes critical elements of planning, organizing, leading & controlling
  • Illustrate the marketing concept through the completion of a comprehensive marketing plan


  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate (if graduated in the past 5 years)
  • ACCUPLACER placement test (may be waived if the student has completed a college-level English composition or math course, or has recently taken the ACCUPLACER, ACT, MCA, or SAT and has qualifying test scores)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission